USN-4082-2: Subversion vulnerabilities

31 July 2019

subversion vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary

Subversion could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Software Description

  • subversion - Advanced version control system

Details

USN-4082-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Subversion. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Ace Olszowka discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled certain svnserve requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause svnserver to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-11782)

Tomas Bortoli discovered that Subversion incorrectly handled certain svnserve requests. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause svnserver to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-0203)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
libsvn1 - 1.6.17dfsg-3ubuntu3.8
subversion - 1.6.17dfsg-3ubuntu3.8

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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